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  • Jayme Closs suspect had 'absolutely' no contact with family before killings, kidnapping, aunt says

    01/13/2019 12:27:11 PM PST · by jazusamo · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 13, 2019 | Matt Finn, Cristina Corbin
    GORDON, Wisconsin – The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents in October had "absolutely" no contact with the family before the brutal slayings, her aunt told Fox News, as the first glimpse of the home where the teenager was allegedly held for months was revealed on Sunday. Authorities in northern Wisconsin removed the barricade blocking the house in rural Gordon on Sunday morning, where authorities say brave 13-year-old Jayme Closs escaped captivity last Thursday. Investigators had closed off the entire neighborhood for days as they carefully gathered evidence inside the home of Jayme’s suspected captor, 21-year-old...
  • 13-Year-Old Jayme Closs Smiling After She's Reunited with Aunt

    01/11/2019 6:52:04 PM PST · by ColdOne · 46 replies
    tmz.com ^ | 1/11/19 | tmz
    3:55 PM -- The first photo of Jayme has surfaced ... showing her smiling with her aunt and godmother, Jennifer Naiberg Smith. As we told you ... they were reunited this afternoon at the hospital where Jayme was being evaluated. 1:57 PM -- Officials say cops recovered a shotgun consistent with what was used at the scene of the homicide. Cops say Patterson -- who shaved his head after allegedly killing Jayme's parents to hide from cops -- shot the door open. Cops say Patterson had a small connection to Jayme's parents -- working at the same turkey processing plant...
  • Jayme Closs located alive

    01/10/2019 6:15:18 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 64 replies
    KMSP.com ^ | 1/10/19 | KMSP.com
    BARRON, Wisc. (FOX 9) - Jayme Closs has been located. The Barron County Sheriff's Department confirmed Thursday night that Jayme Closs has been located. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office located the girl alive.
  • U.S. anti-kidnap expert kidnapped in Mexico

    12/15/2008 12:23:01 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 906+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 12/15/08 | Robin Emmott
    MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexican gunmen have kidnapped a U.S. security consultant who negotiated the release of dozens of kidnap victims in Latin America. Gunmen abducted Felix Batista outside a restaurant last Wednesday in the relatively safe northern industrial city of Saltillo in Coahuila state, Mexican authorities and his employer, security consultancy ASI Global, said on Monday. Batista, a Miami-based Cuban American credited with negotiating the release of victims abducted by Colombian rebels, was snatched after he stepped outside the restaurant, answering a call on his cellular phone, Mexican media said. The U.S. embassy in Mexico City said it was...
  • Elizabeth Smart kidnapper living near elementary school

    01/04/2019 5:31:33 PM PST · by george76 · 13 replies
    FOX News Network, ^ | January 1, 2019 | BRADY McCOMBS
    SALT LAKE CITY – A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the school after her initial placement in a halfway house. She was released on parole much earlier than anticipated, despite her refusal to cooperate with mental health professionals while incarcerated. ... She was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2010 after pleading guilty to helping her husband, street preacher Brian David...
  • Cops say a would-be kidnapper chased a woman -- into a karate studio. That was a bad move.

    01/04/2019 8:59:02 AM PST · by Innovative · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan. 4, 2018 | Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN
    A man tries to kidnap a woman by forcing her into his car, in north Charlotte. She breaks free, and runs into a nearby karate studio pleading for help. You can already see how this ends: with the suspect being carried out on a stretcher after a fight with a karate head instructor. The incident happened at 9 pm Thursday outside Bushiken Karate Charlotte Dojo, according to CNN affiliate WSOC and the head instructor, Randall Ephraim.
  • Surveillance video in North Carolina girl’s kidnapping investigation released; reward surges to $20G

    11/12/2018 9:41:56 AM PST · by ETL · 18 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Nov 12, 2018 | Katherine Lam | Fox News
    A man captured on surveillance video walking near the area where a North Carolina girl was kidnapped last week could hold the clue that leads authorities to the 13-year-old and her kidnapper. Officials are urging anyone who recognizes the "person of interest" in recently released surveillance video to come forward. Hania Noelia Aguilar has been missing since Nov. 5, when she was forcefully taken by an unidentified man outside her Lumberton home. Police said the man in the video is dressed in a light-colored shirt and shoes. “Several vehicles were seen on the video driving by. If you saw the individual...
  • Woman police say made up elaborate kidnapping, robbery story faces felony charge

    09/25/2018 6:25:28 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 15 replies
    WSB-TV Atlanta ^ | September 25, 2018 | Tony Thomas
    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Lawrenceville woman faces a felony charge after police say she lied about someone kidnapping and robbing her. Channel 2's Tony Thomas spoke to the woman after police filed charges against her for the apparent lie. Hillary Black claimed the incident happened in a parking lot after she used an ATM in front of a store. She had just gotten back inside her car when she said a Hispanic man climbed in her passenger seat, pulled out a box cutter and told her to drive. "She was very detailed in what happened," Cpl. Michele Pihera, with...
  • Guatemalan man jailed in attempted kidnapping of Alabama woman, trying to entice teen in car for sex

    08/24/2018 4:11:31 PM PDT · by boycott · 30 replies
    AL.com ^ | 8-24-18 | Carol Robinson
    A Guatemalan man has been charged in the attempted kidnapping of a woman at a Jasper Park, as well as for trying to lure a teen into his vehicle in an unrelated incident on the same day Jasper Police Chief J.C. Poe identified the suspect as Bernardo Castro-Gabriel, 22, also known as Omar Sanchez. Police say the incident happened about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Gamble Park near the Walker College Campus of Bevill State Community College on Gamble Avenue. The victim, whose name and age aren't being released, was jogging on the park's track when police say the suspect -...
  • THE DISAPPEARED: Chines businessmen and CEOs keep disappearing in ‘state-sanctioned abductions’

    08/13/2018 11:02:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | March 2018 | Zach Dorfman
    China’s global kidnapping campaign has gone on for years. It may now be reaching inside U.S. borders. Before he disappeared from his luxury apartment at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong on Jan. 27, 2017, Xiao Jianhua, a Chinese-Canadian billionaire, favored female bodyguards. Why, exactly, was unclear: Perhaps he simply liked being surrounded by women; perhaps he trusted them more than men. Whatever the reason, those guards weren’t much help when a group of mysterious men showed up at his apartment that January day and took him away. According to anonymous sources who viewed the hotel’s internal video feed...
  • The Wahhaj Family Compound And Their Dem-Connected Father

    08/13/2018 5:31:00 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 13, 2018 | Matthew Vadum
    The open extremists operating in the Democratic Party's midst. It turns out the man arrested for running a Muslim terrorist training compound in rural New Mexico is the son of an influential Democrat-connected jihadist imam who was close to the Blind Sheikh who orchestrated the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993 that left six people dead. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj Jr., who is 39 or 40, of Clayton County, Ga., was arrested after authorities found 11 hungry, filthy children living in squalid conditions in a remote part of New Mexico. Wahhaj, who has been charged with felony child abuse,...
  • What Six Years of ‘Reset’ with Russia Have Wrought

    08/27/2015 10:15:24 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
    What Six Years of ‘Reset’ with Russia Have Wrought by CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER August 27, 2015 On September 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The State Department issued a statement. The NATO secretary-general issued a tweet. Neither did anything. The European Union (reports the Wall Street Journal) said it was too early to discuss any possible action. The timing of this brazen violation of NATO territory — two days after President Obama visited Estonia to symbolize America’s commitment to its...
  • Government says parents of nearly HALF of kids younger than 5 taken at the border can't..

    07/12/2018 10:45:14 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 26 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 12, 2018 | David Martosco
    Government says parents of nearly HALF of kids younger than 5 taken at the border can't have them back because they're child abusers, kidnappers and murderers – and others aren't actually parents President tweeted this week that Democrats in Congress should help stop illegal immigrants gain entry to the U.S. by bring children with them 'Traffickers know how it works,' he claimed; 'They are just using children!' Homeland Security Department has cited 'many instances where human traffickers have used children to cross the border to gain illegal entry' Now DOJ and DHS say 46 of the 103 children in custody...
  • Viral video of woman's arrest sparks anger,LAPD says she was involved in violent kidnapping<tr>

    07/04/2018 11:48:33 AM PDT · by BBell · 17 replies
    http://www.latimes.com ^ | 7/3/18 | JAMES QUEALLY
    Viral video of woman's arrest sparks anger, but LAPD says she was involved in violent kidnapping plotA viral video of several Los Angeles police officers training their firearms on an unarmed woman drew fierce criticism online Monday, but police and prosecutors said Tuesday that the footage actually depicted the arrest of one of three people involved in a violent plot to hold an actor for ransom. The video, taken early Monday near La Cienega Boulevard and Centinela Avenue, shows several police officers aiming their guns at a woman who has her hands in the air. As the woman walks backward...
  • Nationwide manhunt for 3 men suspected of kidnapping, raping teen sisters (illegal aliens)

    07/03/2018 8:53:27 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 43 replies
    BOWLING GREEN, OH (WTOL) - A nationwide manhunt is underway for three men who allegedly raped and kidnapped two teenagers in Bowling Green. Bowling Green Police say four men are accused of sexually assaulting and holding 13- and 14-year-old sisters against their will on June 28 at the Days Inn off Wooster Street. One man is in custody. Police say that the girls got away from their captors at the Days Inn, which is where the men also were staying. Their mother and stepfather rushed the girls to Wood County Hospital to be examined, and that's when emergency room personnel...
  • Kellen Winslow Jr. Arrested on 9 Criminal Charges Including Rape, Kidnapping

    06/14/2018 6:56:16 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 24 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | 6/14/2018 | ALEC NATHAN
    Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was reportedly arrested in San Diego on Thursday and is facing nine charges, including kidnapping with intent to commit rape and forcible rape. According to TMZ Sports, Winslow will be charged with two counts of kidnapping with intent to commit rape, two counts of forcible rape, two counts of residential burglary, one count of forcible sodomy, one count of forcible oral copulation and one count of indecent exposure. The San Diego County District Attorney's Office confirmed to TMZ that a warrant was issued for Winslow's arrest and that a complete list of charges...
  • Three bodies found in home of alleged kidnapper after he is pulled over for a broken taillight

    06/02/2018 10:09:42 AM PDT · by BBell · 76 replies
    Authorities have found three bodies in the home of a Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping a woman and resisting arrest. Springfield police pulled over 40-year-old Stewart Weldon for a broken tail light on Sunday, according to a police report. A distraught woman inside the car begged police to save her, telling officers “he’s going to kill me,” the report said. Police arrested Mr Weldon on charges of kidnapping, threat to commit a crime, and carrying a dangerous weapon, among others – all before investigators found three more bodies in the home where he reportedly lived.
  • U.S. pastor Brunson breaks down at Turkish trial (kangaroo court trial)

    04/19/2018 3:02:47 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    Ahval ^ | Apr 16 2018 | None stated
    U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, incarcerated in Turkey since October 2016, burst into tears at the first hearing of his trial on terrorism charges in Turkey on Monday. Brunson sobbed before telling a court in the city of Izmir that he was in a single-person cell and suffering psychologically, according to Hurriyet newspaper. Brunson said he was taking pills to treat his condition and had asked to be transferred out of solitary confinement. The U.S. pastor is on trial for aiding and abetting the Fethullah Gulen movement, an Islamist movement that Turkey blames for masterminding a coup attempt in July 2016...
  • Alex Rodriguez's nephew kidnapped in New York City hotel over $600G Lamborghini sale

    04/19/2018 12:31:37 PM PDT · by bitt · 21 replies
    fox news ^ | 4/19/2018 | Katherine Lamm
    Alex Rodriguez’s nephew was kidnapped and held for ransom in a New York City hotel early Thursday after a deal involving two people and a $600,000 Lamborghini went bad. Norberto Susini, 29, who plays in independent baseball leagues, met two men identified as Lamin Vucetovic, 33, and Anthony Gilkes, 30, in Manhattan’s Times Square to sell them the luxury vehicle, police told FoxNews.com. Gilkes and Vucetovic reportedly drove Susini to the Marriott Marquis, but then demanded Susini return a $35,000 deposit. The men then allegedly held Susini against his will in the hotel room. Police said the pair then called...
  • Carjacker arrested after 8-year-old girl calls police from back seat

    04/11/2018 4:15:31 PM PDT · by bgill · 22 replies
    local12 ^ | Apr. 11, 2018 | WKRC
    An 8-year-old girl called 911 from the backseat of her father's stolen car so authorities could rescue her and her little brother, according to a report by KFMB. The woman stole the car out of a parking lot while the kids were sitting in the backseat waiting for their father. The carjacker headed straight for the border but Homeland Security spotted the car at the last United States exit before she crossed into Mexico.